HANDCRAFTED FILMS

4 Business Books I’ve Been Loving Lately

I’ve always been a reader and LOVE when others share their “must reads” with me. So much so that I too have grown to love sharing my favorites!! I get emails and DM’s on Instagram all the time asking me to blog more about what I’ve been reading so here we are friends!! A blog Continue Reading

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Runaway Brides 5K

Hey Brides-to-be!! Are you looking for a fun event to rally together with your bridesmaids in the spirit of fun AND fitness?! We have just the event for you :] What: Runaway Brides 5K When: Saturday, April 1st Where: Marriott Ranch, 5305 Marriott Ln, Hume, VA 22639 How Much: $30 – 100% of the proceeds will be Continue Reading

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Using Markers to Organize Footage in Premiere Pro CC

Series: Premiere Pro Quick Tips

New Series: Premiere Pro Quick Tips! I am super excited to announce a brand new video series that I’m starting today, called “Premiere Pro Quick Tips”! In this series of short series of tutorial videos, I’m going to be walking you through all of my favorite Tips & Tricks for getting the most our of Premiere Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

March 13, 2017

Dear Monday, Today kicks off the first day of our Mastering the Wedding Day course for filmmakers and we both could barely sleep last night from all the excitement. We’ve been dreaming about this course being a reality for months and it’s CRAZY to see it finally come into fruition!! If you missed this one and Continue Reading

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We’ve Been Keeping a Secret

Over the past 7 months Ty and I have been working on a HUGE project. We’ve dropped little hints here and there but it’s finally time to share it with the world! We’re so excited to announce our first ever, 6-week online course – Mastering the Wedding Day: An Online Course for Wedding Filmmakers! Space Continue Reading

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#1 Tool That All Prime Lens Shooters Should Own

Ona Lens Changing Bag

In this week’s video, I’m sharing a tool we use that is crucial to our signature style. When it comes to filming weddings, we are strong advocates for shooting prime lenses! Prime lenses give us the dreamy, cinematic look we want to achieve in our films. But the only way to shoot prime lenses and still Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

March 6, 2017

Dear Monday, We drove home from Indiana after the Reset Conference last night and got in right around midnight. I literally could not go to sleep until our bags were unpacked and the laundry I washed on Thursday was folded. There’s just something freeing about starting a Monday with a clean slate. Anyone else feel Continue Reading

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Hey Wedding Filmmaker

Almost 4 years ago Ty and I were newly married. He had been shooting weddings for almost 3 years at that point and running a successful business. We had never talked about running the business together – that is until he got a wedding in the Bahamas which would fall just a month after we Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

February 27, 2017

Dear Monday, Back to the grind…and hashbrowns every morning. Guys, I know I talk about this a lot, but, Ty didn’t make them yesterday for breakfast and I legitimately got upset. So much so I had him make them for dinner. LOL.  Dear Magnolia, Daddy + Momma visited you last month and sent Ty and I Continue Reading

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Nervous about next wedding season? Tackle it with confidence!

Brand New Free Webinar!

Hey there friends! We’ve been working like crazy over here on Fireside drive to bring you a ton of super exciting content all about wedding filmmaking that we are SO excited to finally be able to share with you! In the years past, our off-seasons have been consumed by catching up on a ton of wedding Continue Reading

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